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 Official Newspaper of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, WisconsinMarch 12, 2004 Issue 


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• Bp. Zubik to rededicate renovated St. John Nepomucene Church in Little Chute, Mar. 14 at 10:30 a.m.

• Fourteen college students from Diocese begin 867-mile trek to Virginia for Alternative Spring Break

• Priest-psychologist says people shouldn't draw conclusions about causes of clergy sexual abuse from recently released study

• Catholic Relief Services resumes relief operations in southern Haiti: But ongoing violence paralyzes aid distribution in most of nation

• Increased role for women will help society "organized solely accord-
ing to the criteria of efficiency and productivity or of brute force," Vatican says in U.N. statement

• Special supplement: Financial Planning

• Fr. Ron Rolheiser -- Cross bears witness to profoundly high cost of love, sticking to our commitments

• Msgr. Jim Lisante -- Stewards look to God to find the help forgiveness brings

• Kathy Cribari Hamer -- Making our lives sing out with the words "I love you" for all we know

• Charlie Martin -- When a relationship ends, do we try to restore it or move on?

• Fr. John Dietzen -- The origins of private confession

• Fr. Richard McBrien -- Mel Gibson does not believe Evangelical Protestants he successfully pitched The Passion of the Christ to are going to heaven

• James Hitchcock -- Some critics of The Passion of the Christ are upset Mel Gibson has religious beliefs and expresses them

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Parish finds help from diocese
only a phone call away

Staff often uses support provided through annual Bishop's Appeal
photo of Sr. Judy Miller and Jenny Thorn

FINDING HELP: Sr. Judy Miller and Jenny Thorn at St. Mary Parish, Oshkosh, regularly use services provided by the Bishop's Appeal. (Richard Meyer photo)

Sixth in a series on Bishop's Appeal 2004

By Joanne Flemming
Compass Correspondent

There are two indications that St. Mary Parish in Oshkosh benefits daily from services provided by Green Bay diocesan agencies, said Sr. Judy Miller, parish director.

First, until the diocese got its 1-877 toll-free phone number, the most frequently called number on the parish's long distance bill was the diocesan number.

Second, when St. Mary staff talk about diocesan personnel, they use first names. "We do interact with them a lot," Sr. Miller said.   Full story ...

  • Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal
  • Sidebar: Appeal giving up

Other News

Mass Times

2003 Fall / Winter
Mass Schedules
(from Sept. 5 issue)

Lenten Wish List
(Feb. 27 issue)

 • Conference backs treatment bills
    Legislative proposals would offer treatment to
    non-violent drug and alcohol offenders

 • 'Every day is a new adventure'
    Msgr. John Schuh keeps diocesan ceremonies running smoothly
   • Sidebar: Interested?

 • Parish giving doesn't stop with basket at altar
    Parishes give just as they ask members to give


Bishop's Appeal 2004 logo

Bishop's Appeal 2004

Parish finds help from diocese only a phone call away
    Staff often uses support provided through annual Bishop's Appeal
  • Sidebar: Bishop's Appeal
  • Sidebar: Appeal giving up

Previous articles ...

from the Mar. 5, 2004 issue:
Consultant helps parishes tune up Sunday liturgies
  • Sidebar: Appeal tops $2 million

from the Feb. 27, 2004 issue:
Camp draws generations of diocesan youth
  • Sidebar: Appeal at 30%

from the Feb. 20, 2004 issue:
Befriending persons in need

from the Feb. 13, 2004 issue:
Diocese helps engaged prepare for marriage

from the Feb. 6, 2004 issue:
Appeal theme mirrors Catholic way of life
  • Pie chart of Bishop's Appeal use

• Bridging the Gap by Bishop David A. Zubik -- Blockbuster action and beyond


Lent
 • Reflection on the Readings
    by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
   'Remove the sandals from your feet'

 • Explaining the Scripture
    by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    God's grace cannot be taken lightly

• Tom Rinkoski --
    Sitting at table of life teaches Eucharist
Praying with Sunday's Scriptures
  • Sidebar: Readings for the Week

Lent articles from previous issues:
Mar. 5, 2004 issue
Feb. 27, 2004 issue
Feb. 20, 2004 issue


2004 Lenten Wish List Lenten Giving/Easter Joy Wish List
(from Feb. 27, 2004 issue)


Help Wanted Ads

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Columns

 • Reflection on the Readings by Auxiliary Bishop Morneau --
    March 14, 2004: 'Remove the sandals from your feet' (Lent)

 • Explaining the Scripture by Fr. Richard Ver Bust --
    March 14, 2004: God's grace cannot be taken lightly (Lent)

 • Editorial -- Keeping count
    Major League Baseball is not the only storehouse of amazing historical
    statistics

 • Editorial -- Setting the standard high
    Our children deserve high expectations


Features

 • Saint of the Day --
    A royal, ruling family feud
    Matilda had two sons who both wanted the crown

 • Tom Rinkoski --
    Sitting at table of life teaches Eucharist (Lent)
    At the dinner table we learn that food blessed, broken and shared nourishes

 • Praying with Sunday's Scriptures (Lent)
    • Sidebar: Readings for the Week

 • Calendar of Events


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